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Missing Teeth

Missing a tooth?

  • This can lead to problems with the surrounding teeth
  • It can also lead to jaw joint problems
  • Dental implants are the gold standard in replacement of a missing tooth

Decay or trauma may result in missing teeth. When this occurs it is important to see your dentist as soon as possible to assess the severity of the affected area as well as prevent further damage and complications.

Early treatment can prevent cracks from spreading and reduce the chance teeth of teeth breaking and being lost. If you are suffering from a missing tooth, it is important left over fragments are removed to prevent infection and further risk to your other teeth.

Missing teeth can cause teeth to move which may then lead to problems with your bite, tooth wear issues or jaw problems later in life.

Make an appointment with your dentist as soon as possible if you’ve lost a tooth. Depending on the cause and severity; treatments may include implants, dentures or bridges.

If you want to know more about missing teeth and it’s treatment, call us on (03) 9481 0479 or visit our practice at 131 St Georges Rd Fitzroy North VIC 3068.

We don’t just care about your teeth, we care about your health.